How to Build Tiger Avon Or GTA Sports Cars for Road Or Track: Updated and Revised New Edition

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Veloce Publishing Ltd, Jan 15, 2012 - Transportation - 168 pages
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The step-by-step guide to building YOUR dream sports car on a budget. The Tiger Avon and GTA are high-quality, high-performance roadsters based on readily available Ford Sierra mechanical components with a choice of independent or live axle rear suspension. Engine wise, you can use a straight 4 or V8 of your choice, including Ford Pinto, Ford Zetec, Rover K-Series and even motorcycle units.

 

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Contents

Introduction thanks
7
Tools
13
NonSierra parts
20
GRP bodywork
27
Interior
53
Motorcycle engines
59
IVA Individual Vehicle
81
Fuel line
87
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Jim Dudley born in Bexleyheath Kent 1948. Married to Sue (1969) has two daughters and a son - Joanne, Laura and Paul. Jim went to Eric technical college for his papers through 1966 -1969 – opened his first small garage in 1970 and also that same year had his first quick laps around Brands Hatch motor racing circuit in his first beloved Lotus Seven, through the 70,s raced Karts and saloon cars with some success. Jim went on to open a series of crash repair centres and garages with his brother Phil. In 1989 Jim formed Tiger Racing Ltd – at the time clearly the existing garages were holding stock of Sportscars such as Lotus and Ferrari and indeed looking after many customers classic – specialist – races cars through restoration or race preparation and Jim wanted to take it all a lot further so Tiger was formed. The first Tiger being the “Tiger Super Six” ™ to date over 2000 Tigers have been manufactured with daughter Laura overseeing the Tiger parts dept. and son Paul overseeing the Tiger workshop, Jim still enjoys everything in the “Tiger scene” manages to race one of the fleet Tigers once or twice through each season and is a keen Golfer.

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